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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Flare will be the first annotative programming language. Annotative programming, if done properly, has the potential to be the successor to object-oriented programming, in the same way that object-oriented programming succeeded procedural programming, procedural programming succeeded assembly language, and assembly language succeeded raw hexadecimal numbers. (This is a big claim, but it may sound more plausible after reading Idioms of Flare.)

    The author of this document should get some perspective about

    • It really does. I'll probably be more interested in it once I gain more understanding of XML.

      I've reached the point in my life where I've learned X, and every time I see something that can be automated, I start thinking, "I could do that in X." X is Perl.

      I haven't yet gotten to the point where I know Y almost as well or better, and can choose. Someday, hopefully, I'll be at the point when I know X, Y, Z, A, and Q, and can pick and choose. Right now, it's Perl or nothing, MySQL or nothing, XML or not

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